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Barracks, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Barracks, Fort Abraham Lincoln
TitleBarracks, Fort Abraham Lincoln
Date of Original187-
DescriptionThree barrack buildings, with soldier holding gun at attention in front of first and others lounging against porch posts in background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Barracks
Forts & fortifications
Military facilities
Soldiers
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationFort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)
Decade1870-1879
Item NumberA3113
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryThese barracks at Fort Abraham Lincoln were typical of those in Dakota Territory Army posts. Each company had its own room with a bed for each soldier. Some companies had a cook shack attached to their quarters. Most barracks had racks where soldiers stored their rifles when they were not on guard duty or other detail.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3113)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3113
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